Internationally recognized across subjects
LiU’s broad range of subject strengths are reflected in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, where it is featured among the world’s best for computer science, electrical engineering, physics, sociology and medicine, amongst others.
While the main language of instruction is Swedish, the university offers 25 master’s programs taught entirely in English. International students account for 15% of students, representing around 50 nationalities.
A business hub with small-town charm
Linköping University has several campuses, connected by a campus bus. Most students are based in Linköping, with around a fifth in the nearby town of Norrköping. With around 150,000 inhabitants, Linköping has a well-developed business sector while retaining the charm of a smaller town, while Norrköping offers a lively cultural and music scene. Everything is within walking distance, and there’s always something for students to get involved in. The region is home to a number of international companies, including Saab, Toyota, Siemens and IFS.
Strong employment outcomes
Graduates of Linköping University are the quickest to enter the employment market in Sweden, according to the Swedish Higher Education Authority, UKÄ. In 2007, UKÄ reported 80% of LiU students with new degrees were in the labor market. This figure rose to almost 86% by 2013.
Innovative approaches to global challenges
Linköping University’s research is recognized across the world, with particular leadership within materials science, information technology and disability studies. Characteristically, LiU was the first Swedish university to implement interdisciplinary research and problem-based learning (PBL).
International scholarships are available for students who meet the following conditions:
Find out more about scholarships here.